Agra Fort

Fatahpur Sikri, from the Berger Collection

 

Ghazal 3

6 verses (out of 7+7); rhyming elements: uud thaa
composed 1821; Arshi #4

{3,1}

juz qais aur ko))ii nah aayaa bah ruu-e kaar
.sa;hraa magar bah tangii-e chashm-e ;hasuud thaa

{3,2}

aashuftagii ne naqsh-e suvaidaa kiyaa durust
:zaahir hu))aa kih daa;G kaa sarmaayah duud thaa

{3,3}

thaa ;xvaab me;N ;xayaal ko tujh se mu((aamalah
jab aa;Nkh khul ga))ii nah ziyaa;N thaa nah suud thaa

{3,4}

letaa huu;N maktab-e ;Gam-e dil me;N sabaq hanuuz
lekin yihii kih raft gayaa aur buud thaa

{3,5}

;Dhaa;Npaa kafan ne daa;G-e ((uyuub-e barahnagii
mai;N varnah har libaas me;N nang-e vujuud thaa

{3,6}

teshe ba;Gair mar nah sakaa kohkan asad
sargashtah-e ;xumaar-e rusuum-o-quyuud thaa

The unpublished verses from the first of the two original ghazals:

{3,7x}

((aalam jahaa;N bah ((ar.z-e bisaa:t-e vujuud thaa
juu;N .sub;h chaak-e jeb mujhe taar-o-puud thaa

{3,8x}

baazii-;xvur-e fareb hai ahl-e na:zar kaa ;zauq
hangaamah garm-e ;hairat-e buud-o-namuud thaa

{3,9x}

((aalam :tilism-e shahr-e ;xamoshaa;N hai sar-basar
yaa mai;N ;Gariib-e kishvar-e guft-o-shunuud thaa

The unpublished verses from the other original ghazal::

{3,10x}

tangii rafiiq-e rah thii ((adam yaa vujuud thaa
meraa safar bah :taali((-e chashm-e ;hasuud thaa

{3,11x}

tuu yak-jahaa;N qumaash-e havas jam((a kar kih mai;N
;hairat-mataa((-e ((aalam-e nuq.saan-o-suud thaa

{3,12x}

gardish-mu;hii:t-e :zulm rahaa jis qadar falak
mai;N paa))imaal-e ;Gamzah-e chashm-e kabuud thaa

{3,13x}

puuchhaa thaa garchih yaar ne a;hvaal-e dil magar
kis ko dimaa;G-e minnat-e guft-o-shunuud thaa

{3,14x}

;xvur shabnam-aashnaa nah hu))aa varnah mai;N asad
sar-taa-qadam guzaarish-e ;zauq-e sujuud thaa